Moong Dal Payasam Recipe | Hesaru Bele Payasa Recipe | Pasi Paruppu Payasam Recipe

Moong dal payasam is a South Indian delicacy that is prepared during festivals as an offering to God. Pasi paruppu payasam, as it is known in Tamil Nadu, is made with cooked moong dal, jaggery and milk as the main ingredients.

Jaggery sweets are believed to be healthier than white sugar sweets and hence is the best option for a healthy yet toothsome sweet during festivals and celebrations. In Kerala, moong dal payasam is either made with coconut milk or grated coconut as an ingredient.

Hesaru bele payasa is a quick and easy sweet to prepare at home and does not take too much of your time and effort to get it right. So, if you would like to try this recipe at home, follow the video and the step-by-step procedure with images on how to make pesarapappu payasam.

MOONG DAL PAYASAM VIDEO RECIPE

moong dal payasam recipe
MOONG DAL PAYASAM RECIPE | HESARU BELE PAYASA RECIPE | PASI PARUPPU PAYASAM RECIPE | PESARAPAPPU PAYASAM RECIPE
Moong Dal Payasam Recipe | Hesaru Bele Payasa Recipe | Pasi Paruppu Payasam Recipe | Pesarapappu Payasam Recipe
Prep Time
5 Mins
Cook Time
35 Mins
Total Time
40 Mins

Recipe By: Meena Bhandari

Recipe Type: Sweets

Serves: 2

Ingredients
  • Moong dal - ½ cup

    Water - 1¼th cup + for rinsing

    Jaggery powder - ¾th cup

    Milk - 1 cup

    Chopped almonds - 1 tsp

    Raisins - 4-6

    Cardamom powder - 1 tsp

Red Rice Kanda Poha
How to Prepare
  • 1. Add moong dal in a heated pan.

    2. Dry roast until the raw smell goes away and the dal starts to change its colour.

    3. Pour it into a sieve.

    4. Rinse it with water.

    5. Add the washed moong dal in a pressure cooker.

    6. Add a cup of water and pressure cook it for up to 2 whistles and allow it to cool.

    7. Meanwhile, add jaggery powder in a heated pan.

    8. Add quarter cup of water and allow it to cook until the jaggery melts.

    9. Remove it from the stove and allow it to cool for 10 minutes.

    10. Open the lid of the cooker and mix the dal well.

    11. Once again heat the cooker, and add milk.

    12. Allow it to boil.

    13. Add jaggery syrup and mix well.

    14. Allow it to cook for 7-10 minutes by stirring occasionally.

    15. Add chopped almonds and raisins.

    16. Add cardamom powder and mix well.

    17. Transfer in a bowl and serve hot.

Instructions
  • 1. You can add coconut milk instead of normal milk.
  • 2. Grated coconut can be added to give it a different flavour and texture.
Nutritional Information
  • Serving Size - 1 cup
  • Calories - 260 cal
  • Fat - 10 g
  • Protein - 13 g
  • Carbohydrates - 22 g
  • Sugar - 6 g
  • Fibre - 3 g

STEP BY STEP - HOW TO MAKE MOONG DAL PAYASAM

1. Add moong dal in a heated pan.

moong dal payasam recipe

2. Dry roast until the raw smell goes away and the dal starts to change its colour.

moong dal payasam recipe

3. Pour it into a sieve.

moong dal payasam recipe

4. Rinse it with water.

moong dal payasam recipe

5. Add the washed moong dal in a pressure cooker.

moong dal payasam recipe

6. Add a cup of water and pressure cook it for up to 2 whistles and allow it to cool.

moong dal payasam recipe
moong dal payasam recipe
moong dal payasam recipe

7. Meanwhile, add jaggery powder in a heated pan.

moong dal payasam recipe

8. Add quarter cup of water and allow it to cook until the jaggery melts.

moong dal payasam recipe
moong dal payasam recipe

9. Remove it from the stove and allow it to cool for 10 minutes.

moong dal payasam recipe

10. Open the lid of the cooker and mix the dal well.

moong dal payasam recipe
moong dal payasam recipe

11. Once again heat the cooker, and add milk.

moong dal payasam recipe

12. Allow it to boil.

moong dal payasam recipe

13. Add jaggery syrup and mix well.

moong dal payasam recipe
moong dal payasam recipe

14. Allow it to cook for 7-10 minutes by stirring occasionally.

moong dal payasam recipe

15. Add chopped almonds and raisins.

moong dal payasam recipe
moong dal payasam recipe

16. Add cardamom powder and mix well.

moong dal payasam recipe
moong dal payasam recipe

17. Transfer in a bowl and serve hot.

moong dal payasam recipe
moong dal payasam recipe
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